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Cottage in Brigham near Bassenthwaite Lake



Updated: 24-Sep-2016
Cottage in Brigham, Nr. Bassenthwaite, Lake District, Cumbria, England - Relax At Our Grade 2 Listed Cottage With Log Burning Stoves, Set On A Secluded Courtyard

West Croft Cottages were converted from a range of old stables and are Grade 2 listed. Exposed stonework and beams are a delightful feature that are accompanied by a wood-burning stove. The Stables is situated on a secluded private courtyard in the quiet village of Brigham (which has a village shop and traditional butchers) just outside the Lake District National Park, 2 miles from the market town of Cockermouth and 8 minutes from Bassenthwaite Lake. It is an ideal base from which to explore the quieter lakes and mountains of The National Park, and take in the attractions of the increasingly popular Solway Coast and West Cumbrian coastal towns and villages. Our games room has a full sized snooker table, a table football machine and a piano. A relaxing cottage to return to after a day enjoying the beauty of the Lakes.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Hello Mark, Just a quick line to thank you for accommodating our extended family last week. The cottage exceeded our expectations and we felt really at home. The games room is excellent - pity I couldn't rediscover my former ability on the snooker table and kept getting thrashed by my sons-in-law (who I reckoned to be no-chancers before last week). I can't tell you now of all the places we went or things we did, but suffice it to say we really enjoyed everything and can't wait to come back Thanks again and best wishes. Dave Mortimer


Hi Mark, Stables was great, Sam especially liked the bar football..The lakes never disappoint. Thanks a lot. Kind regards, Rachael and Richard Graham
May 2010
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Lovely cottage in a great location .

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our two night stay at The Stables. The cottage was very clean and well equipped, the beds were very comfortable and the shower was excellent! There was even a box of chocolates on arrival,thanks.This is a lovely part of the lake district to explore,much quieter than other parts of the lake district.Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Golf : cockermouth golf course at 3 Kilometres Nearest Beach : silloth at 10 Kilometres Car: recommended


The beaches that border the Solway coastline are just 20 minutes drive away. The beaches are unspoilt and undoutedly represent a hidden gem of this part of the Lake District.


Keswick 20 minutes drive. Cockermouth 5 minutes drive

Buttermere, Bassenthwaite Lake, Loweswater 10 minutes drive. Carlisle 45 minutes drive.

Further Details:

Local attractions include: Trotters world of animals, Go-Ape at Whinlatter (rope adventures throughthe tree-tops), Cycling, Watersports at Derwent Water, Lal Ratty railway, The Theatre By The Lake in Keswick.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
29 Oct 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
20 Dec 2016 - 26 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
Xmas Break
27 Dec 2016 - 29 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
New Year
30 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
8 night minimum stay

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A deposit of £100 is required at the time of booking with the balance payable 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the booking.

Changeover Day:
Saturday, though we can be flexible outside of school holidays.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Updated: 24-Sep-2016
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Property Type

  • cottage


  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Dining Area


  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Pool Table
  • Television ...


  • pets considered

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • village


  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom with bath with shower over.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed and exposed stonework and beams. Bedroom 2 with three single beds designed by a local specialist joiner.


  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: We accept well behaved pets. Outside: A barbecue is available and a table and chairs are provided on the patio. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen included, changed weekly and for short stays. Property cleaned weekly - changeover day Saturday for school holidays. Other: Games Room with a full size snooker table, a table football machine and a piano.

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